Feed-in Tariffs

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 9th March 2011.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Leader of the Green Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much his Department has spent on feed-in tariff payments to date; and how much it expects to spend in the first year of the scheme's operation.

Photo of Gregory Barker Gregory Barker The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

This information is not currently available in the form requested. However, Ofgem has published data from the quarterly levelisation process which show a total of £2,686,712.55 paid for all technologies up to 30 September 2010. Levelisation data can be viewed at:

www.ofgem.gov.uk/Sustainability/Environment/fits/Levelisation/Pages/Levelisation.aspx

Levelisation data for 1 October to 31 December 2010 will be made available on Ofgem's website soon.

Details of the expected costs of the feed-in tariffs (FITs) scheme were published under the previous Administration in February 2010. However, details on level of projections of all eligible technologies under the scheme were sent to all electricity suppliers at the start of the scheme. This information was also provided in response to specific requests and used in meetings with stakeholders.

A copy of the projections can be found in the Libraries of the House.

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